What Happened On 31st August 1963 In History

August 31st (1963) was a Saturday. It's the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 122 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 31st August, 1963

  • » North Borneo (now Sabah) achieve a self governance.

Famous Birthdays on August 31 in 1963

  • » Reb Beach, American guitarist (Winger (band) or Winger, Whitesnake, Night Ranger, and Dokken)
  • » Todd Carty, Irish actor and director
  • » Rituparno Ghosh, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • » Naomi Robson, American-Australian journalist
  • » Sonny Silooy, Dutch footballer and manager

August 31st Famous Deaths for 1963

  • » Georges Braque, French painter and sculptor (b. 1882)

August 31st Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Aidan of Lindisfarne
  • » Raymond Nonnatus
  • » August 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Public holidays in Poland called Day of Solidarity and Freedom (Poland)
  • » Public holidays in Moldova e.g National Language Day or 'Limba Noastră' (Moldova)
  • » Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Kyrgyzstan from the Soviet Union in 1991
  • » Hari Merdeka known as Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Federation of Malaya known as Malaya from the United Kingdom in 1957.

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World History for the 31st August